At this time of year, you may be thinking about finding the "perfect" gifts for various family members. You can find any number of thoughtful presents, but if you'd like to give something that can have an impact long after the holiday season is over, consider making a financial gift.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce kicked off the holiday season at Brewer's Christmas Tree-Blueberry Farm in Midway. Brewer's has a Christmas tree selection that spans more than 500 acres. Owner Paschal Brewer was named grower of the year in 2003 and 2005. The farm also had the grand champion Christmas tree in 2009 at the Georgia National Fair.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member Stewarts Pet Shop with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony at the shop's new location at 229 W. Gen. Screven Way, suite. A.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Wednesday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area increased to 8.4 percent in November, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 8.0 percent in October. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the area increased to 2,779, up 181 from 2,598. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in November 2009 was 7.5 percent.
The Southern Economic Development Council, the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America with 750 members from organizations in 17 states in the South, has chosen the Liberty County Development Authority as a recipient of the 2010 Communications Award in two categories.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia officials are extending the state's food shrimp harvest season by 10 days, to Jan. 10.
CLAXTON - NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC distributed $36,718 in toys to three local organizations as a result of a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser" that took place Dec. 1-15.
It's no secret that the economy is rough right now and budgets are tight. Monetary holiday bonuses for employees and volunteers might not be in the cards for many business owners, managers and volunteer coordinators. However, there are many other ways to make hard workers feel appreciated.
ATLANTA - Georgia's population has swelled to nearly 9.7 million, boosting its representation in Congress, numbers released by the U.S. Census show.
The government did us a favor when it created the CARD Act, which reined in banks and credit-card companies that had been collecting millions of extra dollars from consumers.
The Holtzman Companies recently donated a collection of teddy bears to the Hinesville Police Department to be given to children in crisis.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will soon name its first ambassador of the year. Local businesses are invited to help the chamber honor the ambassador by donating a service, good or promotional item to be included in a prize package.
If you're like many people, you're watching your dollars extra carefully this year as you do your holiday shopping. And that's a good thing, because even in the best of times, it's never wise to go overboard on gifts. But by making the right moves during this holiday season, you can also help ensure that you stay on track toward your long-term financial goals.
Christmas came early for Charlene Parlett of Hinesville, whose name was drawn as the grand prize winner of a $500 downtown shopping spree courtesy of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority. The drawing concluded a three-week promotion.
If you have a computer and really don't know where all your money goes, your life can be easier if you invest in personal-finance budget software. Nearly all of the finance programs have reports that you can customize and generate. Want to know how much you're spending for groceries? Or how much miscellaneous cash went to coffee in the morning? The program will tell you. Your bank statement will include the debit-card amounts, which you'll need to add in, but not the cash you spend. You'll need to enter that as well.
Bojangles' will open a new franchise restaurant in Hinesville on Monday.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting July 13 for Stoners Pizza Joint at 103-D Gen. Screven Way in Hinesville.
SAVANNAH - The MOL Benefactor was the first vessel to call on Savannah through the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. At a capacity of ...
Coastal Electric Cooperative Director John T. Woods III of Sunbury earned his Director Gold Certificate recently from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Keith Freeman says he has been enamored with solar power since the 1970s while attending the University of Alabama.
Hollie Moore Barnidge, the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's Main Street program manager, addressed business leaders at the Hinesville Downtown Partners meeting Thursday at VIP ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting July 8 for Security Finance. The ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the grand reopening ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is taking nominations for the 2016-17 class of Leadership Liberty.
SAVANNAH - Howard Family Dental Foundation, the charitable foundation of a dental office group based in coastal Georgia and South Carolina, donated $30,000 last month ...
LAS VEGAS - Phallin Black of Ludowici was recognized during Plexus Worldwide's 2016 Dream On Convention last month at the MGM Grand Hotel. Black was ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a joint ribbon cutting on July 6 for Ubounce and Nails2Go.
U-Haul Co. of Georgia has signed up Panama Motors LLC of Hinesville as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer.
Atlantic Foot and Ankle Specialists was recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Georgia. This program was created by Georgia Trend and ...
Aire Serv marked the opening of its new location June 29 with a held a ribbon cutting that was organized by the Liberty County Chamber ...
Liberty County now has two chambers of commerce - the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty County Minority Chamber.